Maison Des Ami Of Louisiana (for The Mentally Ill)

1050 Convention Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

General Information:
Maison provides Transitional housing for mentally ill men and women. There is no time limit on how long a resident can stay. Duration of stay depends on the individual. The program has the capacity to house up to 46 men or women at a time. Residents are required to pay a monthly fee of $475. Other services include: Food, mental health counseling, applying for benefits, monitoring of self medication, psycho-social skills training, individual and group counseling, life skills training, educational, recreational, and social programs. Residents are encouraged to participate in self help recovery and day programs. For more information contact Maison Des Ami of Louisiana.

Helpful Definitions For Maison Des Ami Of Louisiana (for The Mentally Ill):
Transitional housing is affordable supportive housing designed to provide housing and appropriate support services to persons who are homeless or who are close to homelessness. The transition is to help them be more self sufficient to move towards independent living on their own. Transitional housing locations are oftentimes called Halfway Houses. The naming of the two (Halfway House OR Transitional House) is oftentimes interchangeable.

Many Transitional Housing programs are subsidized and are income based. Income based transitional housing generally charges 30% of your income for rent when you do have income. Contact the transitional housing facility to see if this applies.

Services provided at transitional housing facilities varies from substance abuse treatment, to psychological assistance, job training, domestic violence assistance, etc. The assistance provided varies, but it is generally affordable and low cost housing. Read the descriptions of each of the transitional living locations for more detailed information. Transitional housing facilities also may or may not assist with alcohol and/or drug substance abuse treatment.

How To Volunteer at Maison Des Ami Of Louisiana (for The Mentally Ill):
Be a volunteer. Call Maison Des Ami Of Louisiana (for The Mentally Ill) at 225-343-3827 for current volunteer work opportunities.

As A General Note About Listings: does our best to provide listings that are free of cost. Many of the homeless shelters and services are free of charge. Some do charge small fees. We always urge the users of our website to visit the websites of the providers listed, OR give them a phone call to find out complete details.

In furtherance; Halfway Houses, Transitional Housing, and Substance Abuse Treatment Centers for the most part charge a fee. Most of the substance abuse resources we provide are low cost, Medicaid or sliding scale fee. We provide as much information as possible on the website of these locations.

Rooming and Boarding Houses do charge fees. We list them where we find them. They are a nice low cost option for housing.

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